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Don't worry! Hand sanitizer in vehicles won't spontaneously combust says fire chief BayToday.com   Forget all those rumours about hand sanitizer bottles bursting into flame inside hot vehicles. North Bay Fire Chief Jason... Read more >
House fires leave one dead, one injured in Chatham-Kent during hectic 24-hour period CBC   Police in Chatham-Kent say the victim of a fatal house fire Tuesday morning in Erieau was a 73-year-old woman. Officials say the blaze started... Read more >
Flooding in LaSalle likely to continue OurWindsor.ca   LASALLE – Over the past week, LaSalle’s riverfront west of Front Rd. has been inundated with unusually high water levels from the Detroit River. “We’ve been... Read more >
Fourteen forest fires burning in the northeast, five in Sudbury Sudbury.com   The Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry (MNRF) identified three new forest fires in the Northeast Region since the last update by Sudbury.com, bringing... Read more >
Inter Township, Meaford firefighters battle blaze north of Annan  Owen Sound, The Sun Times   Firefighters had to battle a fire as well as the heat after a shed caught fire north of Annan on Sunday afternoon. The Inter Township... Read more >
WINDSOR POLICE ARE INVESTIGATING A COMMERCIAL BUILDING FIRE IN AMHERSTBURG  AM800   Windsor Police are investigating an overnight fire in Amherstburg, after the front window of a Sandwich Street business was smashed. Fire crews... Read more >
Fire chief recommends keeping bonfire ban in Port Colborne  NiagaraThisWeek.com   The fire chief in Port Colborne is recommending the city abandon any plans to loosen its rules around backyard campfires and bonfires. “As... Read more >
Fire tears through Hawkesbury butcher shop CBC   Some 20 firefighters were needed to quell a Saturday afternoon blaze that tore through a Hawkesbury, Ont., butcher shop. Firefighters mobilized around 3 p.m. after a fire was detected at... Read more >
Bush fire blazes on in Levack Sudbury.com   Greater Sudbury Fire Services are in the process of containing a bush fire in Levack, with assistance provided by the Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry.  It was reported around... Read more >
House explosion and fire in Whitby Friday evening DurhamRegion.com   WHITBY — An investigation is underway into the cause of a house explosion in Whitby on Friday evening. Firefighters were called to a home on Regency... Read more >